Nothobranchius interruptus KE 01-10 Kikambala.
Current Scientific Name:
Described: Wildekamp & Berkenkamp, 1979
Some Recorded Strains:
Kikambala KF 05-02
Like all Nothobranchius, this species is best spawned over peat moss, and prefers a diet of livefoods.
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1 other fishkeeper has successfully bred this species and left a report, results are sumarised belowMethod:
Peat (or similar) spawning substrate (100%)Water Conditions:
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Nothobranchius interruptus breeding reports
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How to keep and breed Nothobranchius interruptus
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Would Nothobranchius interruptus be a good addition to a community tank?
- Doubtful, only with VERY calm fish
- Only with species of similar size
- Yes, a good community fish
How would you describe the disposition of Nothobranchius interruptus?
- Very timid
- Slightly timid
- Somewhat aggressive on occasions
- Very aggressive
In which water conditions do you keep these fish?
- Very soft and acidic
- Moderately soft and acidic
- Moderately hard and alkaline
- Very hard and alkaline
At what average temperature?
What, if any is the biggest difficulty encountered when breeding these fish?
- Poor egg production
- Poor egg survival
- Poor fry survival rate
- Skewed sex ratio
How would you describe sex ratios when breeding Nothobranchius interruptus?
- Almost all males
- Somewhat male heavy
- Roughly equal
- Somewhat female heavy
- Almost all females
In general, how difficult is Nothobranchius interruptus to keep and breed?
- Very easy
- Very difficult
How successful have you been at breeding Nothobranchius interruptus?
- Very unsuccessful
- Fairly unsuccessful
- Fairly successful
- Very successful
Very successful / fairly successful
Breeding Report: Nothobranchius interruptus
Location code: Kikambala Ke01-10
Water conditions: Neutral, 24-27oC
Spawning Method: Peat (or similar) spawning substrate
Breeding problems: Poor fry survival rate
Sex ratio: Somewhat female heavy
Breeding difficulty: Average
Success: Fairly successful
Other Comments: long incubation period(about 60days), the fry die easily but become quite hardy after geting a half inch long.
Breeder: Hong Kong (1 years experience with this species)
Date this record created: 15th April 2005
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